change is the basic principle in life. -Jack Why do people compete in Powerlifting? Are they trying to pass a no lift off rule? It still doesn't mean that it will pass. I mean im an ipf lifter usually around 258-260 so whatever but still, Krzysztof’s 895kg total done on the same day is also up there. It seems a little bit odd, but this will demand lifters to be leaner. Leverage himself, Mike Kuhns, is still the sole Standard beater here with a mighty 247kg Squat from back in 2017. No, the IPF will adapt to the lifters will, or it will crash. Cameron McKenzie has held on to a lucky 888kg Total record since 2016. But is that stage really that important anymore. don't like it? I do not get it. Having now completed his studies and back in action with 872kg in 2020, Cameron will tackle 900kg in 2021. Not looking forward to all the record issues this will cause. Classic Women Masters 4. Classic Women Junior. That's from the IPF Facebook page. Making a change like this would change a very important part of powerlifting. [/quote] I wonder how fast the IPF/USAPL is going to crash and burn as a result. Deeper is right. accept the change and adapt. Entry forms for the USAPL La State (January 15) meet are about to go out and we have 50 lifters that are lifting Saturday to qualify for Collegiate Nationals. In the letter from the IPF president detailing the reasons why the IPF failed to gain recognition there is no mention of weight classes. Powerlifting has had many changes over the years and there has always been arguments about them. I will comment about this in an educated constructive criticism way. I'm kind of surprised since other countries that compete in IPF seem to have plenty of lifters in all the weight classes. If you are a high school powerlifter, your weight classes will also be different. [/quote] accept the change and adapt. 85 I think it will reduce USAPL and CPU participation at all levels. Weight Training & Powerlifting Records 1 Kilo=2.20462262 lbs. No, the IPF will adapt to the lifters will, or it will crash. They should have a 290 and 335 class. I have always been an IPF lifter, I have always been in organizations recognized by the IPF. My standard bw is 250ish, so onne high note, I am looking forward to eating myself to 264 lbs! It seems that the IOC thing gets used a lot to justify changes. HOO's Gym: building the strongest gym in the South, one plate at a time. From the IPF Rulebook: Men’s and Women’s 50-59 records exceeding those gained in the 40-49 age group will be included in the 40-49 category. They will bitch and complain but in the end they will still lift in the USAPL/IPF because they have a bigger stage. British Powerlifting is the only UK powerlifting organisation that carries out independent WADA compliant drug testing. 65---------22-------5 They didn't change the 114 boys. That is going to get a lot of people hurt! J Hack. This is the main reason for the IOC Executive Board not to grant us the recognition." But they will adapt only because they have no other choice and they have no way to change the stupidity that has taken over the federation. Login; All Records. National Raw Records for Men: Weight Class: USAPL: 100% Raw: NASA: ADFPF: UPA-AD 132 314 330.40 231.48 187 None 148 337.25 360.40 294.31 302.50 165 165 402.25 400 363.76 374 314 181 385.75 385 363.76 385 364 198 443 425 418.87 374 412 220 523.50 490 451.94 423.50 425 242 462.75 485.60 415.57 451 457 275 501.50 585 Why in the world after all these years would you change the weight classes. Heinrich Janse van Rensburg: new weight class changes has been approved, will start from 1 Jan 2011! A: If you exceed a record in an older age category (or younger for your Jr and below), you are credited for the additional age category. Wow, now that is fn stupid! Georgian super heavyweight breaks world record total at weightlifting worlds. Why do people compete in Powerlifting? Classic Women Open. The 94kg ranks were thin in 2020 but some prospects are lurking for 2021, including dark horse Tony Nguyen, already on the edge of the Deadlift Standard nationally. [quote=Iaink]IOC wanted fewer weight classes... vola[/quote] QUESTION: WAS THIS PROPOSAL PASSED? Was this the greatest lift of all-time? A formula determines the best lifter overall, and percentages of bodyweight do not factor into competition. Fundamental change like this creates uncertainty, and uncertainty does not promote powerlifting. Are you sure? It makes the competition duffer in every weight class. powerlifting totals by weight class provides a comprehensive and comprehensive pathway for students to see progress after the end of each module. Yes 41.2% 328 All it does is create even more separation in the sport. This. [quote=Internet Judge]Heinrich Janse van Rensburg: new weight class changes has been approved, will start from 1 Jan 2011! Additionally, it varies from state to state and depends on the federation in question. Fewer weight classes equals deeper competition and a fair worldwide distribution. [quote=Elder][quote=Shreku]stop whining like babys. [/quote] whaaaaaaa! But what you mentioned as far as why people started competing to begin with is very true. change is the basic principle in life. Stupid ideas are stupid ideas, regardless of who thinks of them. It will make past greats efforts basically irrelevant. Nobody can explain this so it makes sense. People have think they may done it because of an Olympic Status, knowing very well the executives and people woh follow the IPF attempts for being recognized by the IOC, that the problem has being the doping control and in my personal opinion the inconsistence of rules by so many federations, that this rule makes it even worse. Last point: IPF already doesn't have the 308 class, so is drawing the cut-line between HWT and the next class down at 264 really all that much different than drawing it at 275? I think another fed way back when did this and they found out it did not work well for them at all. I think it is a positive change. I think this will make more peeps move over to NASA and it's "powersports" ! One idea, put out by Priscilla Ribic, is to make SHW judged by formula. They love the challenge, the competition, the camaraderie, etc. The new weight classes are based on the distribution of the IPF powerlifting population and use the same research base as was used to develop the Wilks formula. 135--------2--------10 Mr. 62kg; Lift Name Weight Nat Date Location; S: Michael Kuhns: 247kg: USA: 16 Dec 2017: Biglerville: B: Standard: 145kg – – – D: Standard: 250kg – – – T: Standard: 590kg – – – Mr. let the IPF haters whine all they want. Sane Faatoe holds the BP record already, is out of lockdown and is psyched to jump the WR up very soon. Basketball players have gotten taller, but nobody wants to raise the height of the net. Not to mention the several thousand drug tests that will need to be issued in result of this, how much will that cost? Reduce Number of Weight Classes accept the change and adapt. I really don't know what to think or say about IPF anymore, but am not going to bad mouth them. There will be a significant rise in failures followed by a large drop. Let's stick with this long-term now that its been passed. Yes - 15.2% 140 I'm not in favor of the consolidation because of the long standing records. It also pretty much proves what I've been saying for a few years now about the push in the IPF to eliminate larger lifters from their competitions. They want the failure rate to be near 1%. In many int'l competitions, you can see people making the medals podium for beating 0 or 1 competitors, which (to me) seems ridiculous. On the other side, I don't like frequent rule changes in the IPF and the chaos that will follow this rule change. Follow us on. Bottom line, I think it's stupid. POWERLIFTING RECORDS EQUIPPED MEN. Weight categories were approved. This isn't the frist time that weight class changes have been proposed for consideration by the IPF. Classic Women Masters 2. Ha....Ha....hahahahaa My concerns are, at least, twofold. Like I wrote above, I've thought for a couple years now that the IPF as a federation was taking steps to limit the bigger lifters and as a result the bigger weights lifted. Uhm stupid just like their whole org. On Nov. 14, 2020, the 23-year-old powerlifter competed in the USA Powerlifting (USAPL) Virginia Winter Wrecker competition at a bodyweight of 98.4 kilograms (217 pounds) — 6.4 kilograms (14 pounds) under the maximum weight allotted in the 105-kilogram class. I've seen very few lifters at worlds below 43 kilos. While the table below is accurate, make sure to check with your local federation to ensure you have the most up-to-date standards. Do you really care? They love the challenge, the competition, the camaraderie, etc. Deamo Baguga is Nauru’s flagbearer with 322kg Deadlift. Well, the way to get that down is to give OMT's in large amounts to the countries with the most failures. On the other hand i hope that they don't apply old records to the new weight classes. What about all the records they are all frozen and new ones are open for grabs. In 2017 we conducted some 140 anti-doping tests, all at our own expense. this move destroys what those in the past achieved. 105 It makes the competition duffer in every weight class. More info about the changes here: http://www.powerlifting-ipf.com/News-Detail.63.0.html?&no_cache=1&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=641&tx_ttnews[backPid]=2&cHash=6441b7164e, http://www.powerlifting-ipf.com/News-Detail.63.0.html?&no_cache=1&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=641&tx_ttnews[backPid]=2&cHash=6441b7164e[/quote]. Same goes for powerlifting. More info about the changes here: [quote=Shreku]Weight categories were approved. [/quote] The lifter with the highest total in his weight class wins that class. [quote=Jared Davis]Are you serious? Dear lifters, officials and friends, I want to begin this message by wishing everyone a very merry and reflective Christmas. In my opinion this changes may be IN A CERTAIN WAY a disrespect to the past lifters that dedicated their athlete carrer to the IPF, and also a disrespect to IPF own's history, that is IF THE RECORDS ARE TO BE CLEARD TO START AGAIN (which it is not known yet). On the other side, I don't like frequent rule changes in the IPF and the chaos that will follow this rule change. I think athletes should respect the choice of the ipf. Share … [quote=Shreku]I think it is a positive change. If the USAPL/IPF was a big umbrella they could accommodate many lifters and maybe have less feds. In general you are right. January of 2011 or 2012? why not just leave it the way its been since the start of powerlifting. The IOC is bending the IPF over but if we make changes will powerlifting be guaranteed a spot in the Olympics anyway? I will say that if this passes it's a great disappointment to me. Classic Men Junior. World Powerlifting 2019   |   All Rights Reserved. I think they should stay just as they are. It seems a little bit odd, but this will demand lifters to be leaner. No - 84.8% 783 Ken Ufford. WEC Records. American Records set at State or Regional meet must be submitted to the National Office by the Meet Director Only. APT Pro Gear Downunder duo Odsey and Cauchi’s hold their own in the other lifts but all are still chasing that elusive 710kg Total Standard. "Our main problem is the high amount of doping positive athletes on international, regional and national level. The OpenPowerlifting project aims to create a permanent, accurate, convenient, accessible, open archive of the world's powerlifting data. 264.56 yeah like there is no difference between that weight and someone 365. Before it was proposed to correspond with the changes in Olympic weightlifting. But look at Chris Yip’s Junior and Open Deadlift, 305kg, an all time, all brands best, with more to come. Classic Women Masters 3. Even with the 275# cutoff for SHW, there are gross size disparities in the class. I do not get it. Some will drop off, some won't. 85---------19-------14 Before it was proposed to correspond with the changes in Olympic weightlifting. So for that reason this road the IPF has taken may have some consequences: One of them being a drop off of the athlets from IPF competitions and from national federations recognized by the IPF, and with the many international powerlifting organizations rising and changes in national feds to other federations like has happenned recently for example in South America. ‎"The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand." It's hard enough to un rack even smaller weights without help. If the no lift off on bench rule has been passed, there will be serious backlash... good luck un racking an 800lb shirted bench with no lift off. First is respecting tradition. [/quote] [/quote] Regional Records Coaches, please send me an email with your School name, Classification, and cell number. Are you kidding? I think the IPF forgets that the lifters make them.... if they don't show up, they cease to be. move on with your life, It's strange to me, but change is always strange. The problem with this is that in some countries the IPF is the ONLY choice. That's from the IPF Facebook page. ; 1 Pound=0.45359237 … And no, powerlifting is not going to benefit from this, that is just an insane remark. If you compare the weight classes proposed by hacketjj1, above to the IPF and USAPL men, here's the approximate percentage of the lifter population in each (to make it simple I rounded the percents so it may not add up to exactly 100). USPA Strong. An absolute disaster. The bench rule is realy bad. Are they trying to pass a no lift off rule? If this motion passed and goes into place 1/1/2011, what effect does this have on 2010 qualifying totals for the 2011 and 2012 National/Arnold events? Hubbard has built a large list of powerlifting accomplishments in his career. But, getting HS kids to change classes will be tough. It is not a distinct federation in and of itself. It's easy to lose sight of what we're here to do. Just like everything else the IPF does, these new classes are phuggin ridiculous. Australian Records These records represent the best male and female lifts by Powerlifting Australia members in sanctioned IPF competitions which were performed at regional level or higher level or where all 3 referees are of National Level or higher. [quote=Bconway181]I think they should stay just as they are. GB lifters in World Championships are registered with the IPF for Out of Competition Testing (OCT). 95---------13-------17 What about all the records they are all frozen and new ones are open for grabs. on one hand the ipf wants to maintain the achievements of the past. Monster Energy, i like it. I like it. Stupid ideas are stupid ideas, regardless of who thinks of them. 105--------8--------17 The data were statistically treated in a rigorous manner to come up with the weight standards across different classification groups. No, the IPF will adapt to the lifters will, or it will crash. it was on the poll... and some people are saying it might be passed. 120--------5--------21 As part of the USA Powerlifting organization, we practice and promote a positive environment, strong community support and a … [/quote] Records are one issue (probably manageable), but I'd guess being the only fed with "weird" weight classes would a bigger issue. It hasn't ever passed before so there's really no need for alarm because as of now it's just another proposal. Silly really...but par for the course for the IPF...first they are stopping lifters from competing in the Raw Unity meet now they are changing the weight class'es....probably the only way they can get Coan and co. off their records list!!! 75 All state and America records are kept in the USA Powerlifting data base. Its just another reason to not lift in the USAPL/IPF. USA Powerlifting Arizona is the home of USA Powerlifting for the State of Arizona and is governed by USA Powerlifting. Also why have weird light weight numbers ,just end them with a 0 or 5. the classes should look like this: But about the weight changes the IPF has done I can not agree in this. This was a proposal, and there are always many proposals, most of which get everyone worked up but do not pass. If you were unaware, powerlifting is a sport that categorizes competitors by weight class. By submitting this form, you are granting the United States Powerlifting Association permission to email you. Are you serious? [quote=hornedn] This isn't the frist time that weight class changes have been proposed for consideration by the IPF. Over all i'm in favor of this change. Wow, now that is fn stupid! But really what's the point of trying to make it different from every other federation and meet in the world? 95 USA Powerlifting Record FAQ; American Records; Retired American Records (Old weight classes retired as of 12/31/2014) Of course, this Christmas will be different than any previous Would you believe it if the info came from IPF Media Officer? I think the IPF forgets that the lifters make them.... if they don't show up, they cease to be. accept the change and adapt. Updates, questions, or comments should be dir… ULTIMATE SIZE, STRENGTH, AND STAMINA. I think athletes should respect the choice of the ipf. Amongst the big names we find the impish Brett Gibbs and since injured Nathan Tanis. Old records should be preserved. Thor deadlifted 250 pounds, unofficially setting a new Canadian record in his weight class for 13-year-olds. Karl Di Falco finally emerged after years of near misses with a pair of records, Squat and Total. [/quote] Let's stick with this long-term now that its been passed. Lift off by lifter only and no centre-spotter Leverage himself, Mike Kuhns, is still the sole Standard beater here with a mighty 247kg Squat from back in 2017. Classic Women Masters 1. Just leave it the way it is. Why would they make this change? No 58.8% 468 I have not yet hear a valuable reason for this change, but in thinking about the reasons I can say this weight changes may benefit some national poor feds that don't have the money to send that many lifters, and another reason it could be to make the sport more competitve. change is the basic principle in life. 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